Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Living and Dying Outside Myth: An Interpretation of Josefina Aldecoa’s Porque Éramos Jóvenes (Because We Were Young)” at II CICELI, 2nd International Conference, “Female Creators in Literary and Intercultural Education,” organized by Universitat de València, Spain.
Maria Serenella Previto, associate professor, career track, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Female Characters and Women’s Agency in Guillermo del Toro’s Filmography” at the II CICELI, 2nd International Conference, Female Creators in Literary and Intercultural Education, organized by Universitat de València, Spain.
Nairanjana “Jan” Dasgupta, professor, mathematics and statistics, and director, data analytics, was elected president of the international Caucus for Women in Statistics for the term beginning in 2021.
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored “The War Between ‘School Time’ and ‘Colored People’s Time'” in Teaching in Higher Education.
Vilma C. Navarro-Daniels, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Marco Antonio De la Parra’s Cuerpos Prohibidos (Forbidden Bodies): A Tyrannical and Neoliberal Chilean Oedipus,” at the 26th International Conference on Literature and Hispanic Studies at Lock Haven University in Pennsylvania.
Sophia Hutton, administrative manager, environment, received a 2020 WSU Crimson Spirit award in recognition of her creative problem-solving skills and outstanding service to her unit and the University.
Ryan W. Booth, doctoral candidate, history, was chosen from among 220 applicants to receive the Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellowship and residency from the Newberry Library in Chicago for his project “Crossed Arrows: The US Indian Scouts, 1866-1947.”
RocÍo Sotomayor, senior instructor, mathematics and statistics, WSU Vancouver, has been named to receive the WSU Vancouver Chancellor’s Award For Advancing Equity.
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Topaz, Utah” by Toyo Suyemoto and his own poem “Social Justice 101” in the GetLit! literary arts festival held annually in Spokane, Wash., but this year hosted online to accommodate social distancing.
Sue Peabody, professor, history, WSU Vancouver, presented “The Troubles of Sans Souci: Fates of Smuggled Slaves in Isle Bourbon, 1820-1830″ to the New York French History Group, City University of New York Graduate Center, in New York.